MD- Internal Medicine
A fellow of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics from 1988 to 2002, Dr. Povar also was awarded a Kellogg National Leadership Fellowship to study the role of ethical issues in the allocation of health care resources internationally between 1985-88. In 1993, she was selected as a U.S. Public Health Service Primary Care Policy Fellow. From 1994–2000, she served on the Ethics and Human Rights Committee of the American College of Physicians, and from 2000-2002, Dr. Povar chaired a joint project of the Pilgrim-Harvard Community Health Plan and the American College of Physicians, funded by the Soros Foundation, to develop a Code of Professional Ethics in Managed Care.
Dr. Povar has been recognized multiple times in both Washingtonian Magazine and Washington Checkbook as an outstanding primary care internist.